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Willis Bergus DeShazer
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1863
Manhattan
Riley County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1945
Cromwell
Seminole County
Oklahoma, USA

Obituary:

Mr.Willis DeShazer who came to this vicinity in 1893 died Monday afternoon in the hospital at Okemah after a lingering illness of 2 1/2 years. He was 82 years old on the 7th of this month.

Mr. Deshazer was born and reared in Manhattan, Kans. On July 15, 1884 he was married to Miss Rosie Kerns at Salina, Kansas. (In '93 they moved with) lived here until seven years ago, since then they've made their home at Cromwell, Oklahoma. As long as his health permitted, Mr. DeShazer farmed and raised livestock.

He was a member of the Baptist church and of the Odd Fellow Lodge.

Suviving him are his widow; four sons, W.A. DeShazer of Rexford, Montana, Bert of Skiatook, Earl of Cromwell, and T. J. in the armed forces in Italy, a son, Arnold, gave his life on the western front; three daughters, Mrs. May Easter of Skiatook, Mrs. Minnie Sheets of Maddl,and Mrs. Myrtle Prather of Ramona and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday,2 p.m. at the Baptist Church. Internment was at Hillside Cemetery under the direction of the Rogers Funeral Home. 
 
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 Parents:
  John DeShazer (1815 - 1889)
  Sarah Ann Ray Deshazer (1823 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosetta Elisabeth Kerns DeShazer (1865 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  William Alfred DeShazer (1886 - 1957)*
  Willis Bert DeShazer (1889 - 1978)*
  Luvina DeShazer Harris (1891 - 1919)*
  Mae E DeShazer Easter (1893 - 1975)*
  Orlena Belle DeShazer Sheets (1896 - 1970)*
  Bertha Blanch DeShazer Hammock (1902 - 1923)*
  Myrtle Ann DeShazer Prather (1904 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert DeShazer (1838 - 1920)**
  Nancy Mary Bowen (1844 - 1928)**
  David Weese (1848 - 1881)**
  Annie Susannah Harper McGilvray (1854 - 1883)**
  Alfred DeShazer (1857 - 1941)*
  Sarah A. DeShazer Williams (1862 - 1892)*
  Willis Bergus DeShazer (1863 - 1945)
  William Henry Deshazer (1865 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hillside Mission Cemetery
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Sec 2 Row 1
 
Maintained by: LLondon
Originally Created by: Laura Goumaz Flebbe
Record added: Feb 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18005155
Willis Bergus DeShazer
Added by: LLondon
 
Willis Bergus DeShazer
Added by: Laura Goumaz Flebbe
 
Willis Bergus DeShazer
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Added by: KRISTY FOX
 
 
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RIP
- LLondon
 Added: Nov. 2, 2009
 
 
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